GARY STEEL had the misfortune to grow up in Hamilton during the ’60s and ’70s. Both brutal and boring, the city left a lingering scar on his emotional psyche.
It’s neither immigration nor immigrant-bashing that New Zealand needs more of, argues PAT PILCHER. Instead, it’s all about education.
PQ Imports has announced that they have become the sole agents for the very hot hi-fi brand MoFi.
Neil Finn will tour with his son Liam as well as family and friends in unusual NZ venues this summer.
Simon Brown designs award-winning, New Zealand-made tonearms for record players. DR RICHARD VAREY is very taken with his latest.
PAT PILCHER is angry that – just out from an important election which will decide the immediate future for all of us – mass media is happily raking in the dollars while ignoring their civic duty to tell us the truth about policy.
GARY STEEL grew up in the punk era when everyone wanted to die but few did, and wants to know why suicide is suddenly at epidemic proportions amongst NZ youth.
Oppo has launched its premium ‘camera phone’ in NZ. GARY STEEL reports on the event, and the phone.
How low can free-to-air television go? PAT PILCHER rails about the pointlessness of yet more pretend-current affairs and poo stink commercials.
Watch out Apple and Samsung, Oppo is in the building, and is aggressively entering the NZ market with a premium device at a nice price. PAT PILCHER reviews its merits.
The Edifier speaker range gets boosted profile with a new NZ distributor.
Gary Steel is tired of NZ musicians making albums that are glorified calling cards rather than coherent musical statements.